SHOULD COLLEGE ATHLETES GET PAID?
College athletes spend just as much, or more, of their time at practice, games, and travelling as they do in class and studying.
Being a college athlete is a full time job.
For this, many athletes at major sports programs are rewarded with scholarship money.
But many people think this is not enough.
Football and basketball programs at major colleges bring in millions of dollars and coaches and athletic directors rake in healthy paychecks.
Should the people in charge be sharing the wealth with the student athletes, or is a full-ride for a great education enough?
We asked some of the experts in the field what they thought.
MEET THE DEBATERS
JOE NOCERA/ THE NEW YORK TIMES
JAY BILAS/ ESPN
RAMOGI HUMA / NATIONAL COLLEGE PLAYER’S ASSOCIATION
PATRICK HRUBY / WASHINGTON TIMES
JOSH LUCHS / AUTHOR, ILLEGAL PROCEDURE
RICK BURTON / PROFESSOR, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
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